Head of Legal - Corporate /Financial Services- In House

  • Job Reference: 70391
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bens
  • Sector: Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Financial Services, In House, Company Commercial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lucy Boyd
  • Email: lucy@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


We have an exciting new opportunity for a Corporate/Commerial c 8 PQE + Solicitor to join a market leader in the financial services sector as a Head of Legal/Senior Counsel.


As a key member of an established in house legal department the post holder will be expected to advise the Group on a range of corporate and general business affairs with a European focus. The post holder will be responsible for leading a team in order to deliver key legal services on behalf of the business and companies within Group.

The core work areas will include ;-

Advising on and managing Corporate / M & A work

Advising on regulatory matters, including Financial Conduct Authority (and other European Regulators), Consumer Credit, Data Protection and general governance requirements.

Review and advise on commercial and service related agreements and materials in the UK and Europe, participating and leading contractual negotiations.

Advising compliance and risk management, policies and procedures created or modified in response to new rules or litigation or regulatory issues.

Reviewing internal and external reports/ policies advising on relevant impact areas.

Team leadership and management of an established team reporting to the group General Counsel & Company Secretary


To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, applicants will be expected to have a solid technical and commercial skills to include;-

Corporate / M & A experience with a pan European focus

Proven leadership skills capable of managing and mentoring an established team

Individuals with relevant European experience would be of particular interest

A highly competitive salary and generous benefits package will be available for the successful candidate

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.